69.2 F
Gulfport
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Ryan Mahan

mm
2033 POSTS0 COMMENTS
Born in Tennessee, raised in Arkansas, and now a resident of Mississippi, Ryan Mahan is proud to be a Southerner and to belong to this community. A former student of Millsaps and a graduate of the University of South Alabama, he now has a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology with a focus in Broadcast. Ryan’s passion for weather began in 2005 after witnessing the destruction that Hurricane Katrina had on his family and home. With nothing but a point-and-shoot digital camera in hand, he walked miles up and down the Coast to document the tragedy and its effects on the area and people around him. Using social media, he posted the photos and the stories behind them. The reaction from his peers inspired him to pursue a career doing what had up until then been a hobby. He loves working for WXXV because he feels it is the best opportunity he has to connect with the locals to whom he delivers the weather. He truly enjoys sharing his knowledge with those curious to learn more, particularly young students who express an interest in science and weather. One way he shares his enthusiasm is by getting involved in the scholastic educational process; he has judged several science fairs, talent shows, and pageants at local coast schools. He can also be found visiting several elementary school classes, hopefully turning your children future meteorologists. Ryan is a self-proclaimed geeky nerd. He loves all things sci-fi, and can usually be found watching his favorite cartoons on Adult Swim or playing any one of his array of video game consoles. He says he’s lucky that his high-school teacher wife puts up with him. They have a small bevy of furry children, but he really enjoys spending time with his two nieces, Claire and Elly, the latter of whom has made a few appearances on the network alongside him delivering the weather. You can follow Ryan on the following social media platforms: Facebook: @wxxvmahan Twitter: @wxxvryan

10/19 Ryan’s “More Consistent” Monday Night Forecast

This week will be warmer and more humid than last week, but not by much. There will be rain before the week is out.

10/19 Ryan’s “Consistent” Monday Evening Forecast

Much more consistent weather this week without multiple fronts moving through, but there will be some rain.

10/16 Ryan’s “Chilly” Friday Night Forecast

Cool, dry air is taking up shop over South MS thanks today's front, but the humidity won't stay gone for long.

10/16 Ryan’s “Fall Weather” Friday Evening Forecast

The second, and stronger cold front moving through this week is almost gone, so cooler, drier air is rushing in for the weekend.

10/15 Ryan’s “Next Front” Thursday Night Forecast

It's been warming for the last few days and nights, but a front will put that to an end as early as tomorrow afternoon.

10/15 Ryan’s “Warmer, Humid” Thursday Evening Forecast

Warmer and more humid today, but a cold front is moving in just in time for a beautiful fall weather weekend!

10/14 Ryan’s “Barely Warmer” Wednesday Night Forecast

Fall-like weather moved in after yesterday's front, but will moderate quickly ahead of a bigger cool-down Friday.

10/14 Ryan’s “Cooler, Crisp” Wednesday Evening Forecast

Cooler and still drier today, but it'll get warmer and more humid for the rest of the week before our next front moves thorugh.

10/13 Ryan’s “Much Cooler” Tuesday Night Forecast

Not too much changed this afternoon, but this morning's cold front will really take hold through the night.

10/13 Ryan’s “Better” Tuesday Evening Forecast

Forecast is improving for the next few days after this morning's front, but we'll see another few cool downs this week.

TOP AUTHORS

mm
A native of Pass Christian and a St. Stanislaus alum, Jeff Haeger comes to News 25 from right in our backyard. He most recently spent more than three years working as the sports reporter for WHLT-TV in Hattiesburg, where he...

Read More

mm
Born in Tennessee, raised in Arkansas, and now a resident of Mississippi, Ryan Mahan is proud to be a Southerner and to belong to this community. A former student of Millsaps and a graduate of the University of South Alabama,...

Read More

mm
Chief Meteorologist Rob Knight is a familiar face along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, having been an on-air personality in the local area since 2005. Rob is originally from New York, but traveled and forecasted weather around the world as an...

Read More

mm
Toni started at WXXV News 25 in December of 2013, just three months after the news was launched. She has served as Assignment Editor, anchored for nearly two years, worked as a reporter for several years and hosted Coastal Connections...

Read More

mm
Baton Rouge native Jaylon Morris embraces his new home on the Gulf Coast. He received his degree in Communications from Southeastern Louisiana University. He worked as a student Anchor/Reporter for the award winning college television shows, The Big Game and...

Read More

mm
A native to the Gulf Coast, Brantly Keiek comes to South Mississippi from Pensacola, Florida. Brantly's passion for weather can be traced back to active hurricane seasons during his childhood. His interest in meteorology peaked when his hometown experienced back-to-back...

Read More

mm
Born as a Georgia peach, raised as a southern belle in Louisiana, Taylor Rubach wouldn't think twice of moving away from where her heart belongs—in the south. Taylor was raised in Slidell, La and is a proud alum of Southeastern...

Read More

mm
Grant Chighizola was raised in Picayune, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2019 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Political Science. As a lover of sports, he served as the Sports Editor...

Read More

mm
Born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, Lindsey Goodwin is happy to have a new home on the Gulf Coast. Lindsey grew up with a passion for television. She graduated cum laude from Florida State University with a Bachelor's...

Read More

mm
Grace Boyles was born and raised in Traverse City, Michigan, the “Cherry Capitol of the World”. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan with dual majors, earning degrees in Communications and Creative Writing. During her time at Michigan,...

Read More

mm
Lorraine Weiskopf was raised in Covington, Louisiana, and graduated with honors from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2020. During her four years she earned a degree in Mass Communication and a degree in Spanish. She also participated in a global partnership...

Read More

mm
Gabrielle Cox is native to Hammond, Louisiana where she attended grade school, high school, and college. Gabrielle was an all district athlete for the girls soccer team at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. After high school, she went on to...

Read More

- Advertisment -

Most Read

video

10/27 – Brantly Keiek’s Tuesday Morning Tropical Storm Zeta Update

(WXXV) — As of 7 a.m. Tuesday, Tropical Storm Zeta had maximum sustained winds of 70 mph with higher gusts. Zeta is forecast to re-strengthen...
video

Gulfport, Hancock both getting loses for forfeited game on October 9th

The MHSAA has reversed course deciding to give losses to both Gulfport and Hancock for the October 9th game that was forfeited by both...
video

10/26 Ryan’s “Wild Week” Monday Night Forecast

Quiet start to the week, but it gets cloudy and wet pretty quickly as a hurricane closes in.
video

Biloxi High’s Elijah Sabbatini decommits from Ole Miss

One of the best high school football players on the Gulf Coast is calling an audible on his collegiate future. Today, Biloxi’s Elijah Sabbatini decommited...